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Demographics

People

Total Population2,673
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+1,083
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married35.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,979
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,147
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone41.9%
Median Gross Rent$627
Median House Value$73,700

Ancestry

Irish19.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
English12.7%
Polish10.9%
Italian9.7%
French Except Basque4.6%
Serbian2.4%
Scottish2.1%
Welsh1.3%
Slovene1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Hungarian0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Czech0.3%
German0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Gowanda Almanac

CategoryValue
County Erie County
Standard Zip Codes14070
Phone Area Codes716
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.46
Approximate Longitude-78.93

Gowanda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGOWANDA CORRECTIONAL
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.1 inches
StationLITTLE VALLEY
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp31 to 53 F
Jul Temp55 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationFRANKLINVILLE
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp30 to 54 F
Jul Temp54 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip41.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cattaraugus982$49,773
Farnham365$61,833
Forestville628$51,607
North Collins3,522$71,347
Perrysburg1,616$70,063
South Dayton704$56,875

Gowanda Public Libraries

Gowanda Free Library
56 WEST MAIN STREET
Gowanda, New York
(716) 532-3451

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Gowanda Hospitals

Tlc Health Network
(Non-profit)
100 Memorial Dr
(716) 439-4417

Gowanda Public Schools

Gowanda Elementary School
450 Aldrich St
ZIP: 14070
(716) 532-3325
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Gowanda High School
10674 Prospect St
ZIP: 14070
(716) 532-3325
High
Total Enrollment 360
Gowanda Middle School
10674 Prospect St
ZIP: 14070
(716) 532-3325
Middle
Total Enrollment 396

Gowanda Private Schools

St Joseph School
71 E Main St
ZIP: 14070
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
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